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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recipients of (a) employment support allowance, (b) job seeker's allowance and (c) income support received the severe disability premium on (i) 31 December 2016, (ii) 31 December 2017 and (iii) 31 December 2018.
The number of recipients of Employment and Support Allowance receiving the severe disability premium is shown in the table below:
31 December 2016
31 December 2017
The data for recipients of Employment and Support Allowance on 31 December 2018 has not previously been published and is due to be published later in 2019.
The information required to answer your question with regards to Jobseekers Allowance and Income Support is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost - data on recipients of Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support receiving the severe disability premium is only readily available for the quarters ending November 2016, November 2017 and November 2018 and can be found here: